Freedom Fighters – Senior classroom of Claregalway Educate Together NS

Freedom Fighters – Senior classroom of Claregalway Educate Together NS

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Abraham Lincoln

By Andrew Doyle, 6th class CET N.S.

Tall man
Nancy Hanks
Avid reader
Slave saver
12th February
Union Saver
Good Friday
Head Shot

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Nelson Mandela

By Sarah Duggan Webb 5th class CET N.S.

Freedom seeker
Freedom Fighter
Native South African
Fought for black rights
Anti-apartheid leader
Sent to jail
Looked upon fondly
Died at 95
December 2013
South African President
Rest in Peace.

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George Washington

By Jane Moroney, 5th class CET N.S.

Founding father
Fighting politician
First president
State and city
Famous face
on money
U.S leader
Revolutionary war
Colonial army
Nation was built.

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Che Guevara

By Ciaran Hatcher Devlin, 6th class, CET N.S.

Travelled South America
A freedom fighter
A true revolutionary
Or blood thirsty?
Executed in 1967
A practising physician
Captured in the Bolivian revolution
An undeniable icon
Loved his nation
A secret keeper.

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Aung San Suu Kyi

By Dara Kiely 6th class and Liam Ridolfi 5th class, CET N.S.

Born in 1945
Raised two children
Dr. Michael Aris
Father was assassinated
An N.L.D leader
Democracy for Burma
Danger to authority
Nobel priZe winner
Under house arrest
Released in 2010.

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Gerry Adams

By Edward Britton, 6th class CET N.S.

Irish politician
Sinn Fein President
TD for Louth
Seriously wounded
Assassination attempt
Important figure
Northern Ireland
Peacemaker
Committed worker
Democratic politician.

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Kofi Annan

By Hannah Lambert, 6th class CET N.S.

Born in Ghana
A lesson teacher
A wise man
A peace keeper
Born in 1938
Nobel prize winner
Studied in Minnesota
Fought for freedom
Not dead yet
85 years old.

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Dalai Lama

By Auktuma Macenas 5th class CET N.S.

Endless Life
Chinese Struggle
Non Violent
Tibetan Symbol
1947 Invasion
Peaceful Protester
Unrelenting Battle
Tibetan Independence
Many Died
Self-Immolation.

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Rosa Parks

By Meabh Clancy,6th class and Chloe Grennan,5th class CET N.S.

A Freedom fighter
Fifteen years old
Dreams became reality
A Rule defier
Sitting on bus
Arrested for travelling
Couldn’t share water
Stopped taking bus
Montgomery bus boycott
First lady of Freedom
A National hero.

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Martin Luther King

By Darren Grealish and Hanna Rozsavolgyi 6th class CET N.S.

Born in Atlanta,
Celebrated man,
Fought for civil rights,
Noble peace prize,
A prominent figure,
Placed in history,
In the USA,
Famous forever,
March on Washington,
“I have a dream”.

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Emmeline Pankhurst

By Thomas Regan 6th class, C.E.T. N.S.

Born in Manchester,
Sufferagette movement UK,
Women vote row,
A protester,
A political,
A leader,
Often incarcerated,
Endured torture,
Hunger protester,
Success in the end.

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Emmeline Pankhurst

By Thomas Regan 6th class C.E.T. N.S.

Born in Manchester,
Sufferagette movement UK,
Women vote row,
A protester,
A political,
A leader,
Often incarcerated,
Endured torture,
Hunger protester,
Success in the end.

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William Wallace

By Liam Ridolfi 5th class CET N.S.

Chopped in four
A fine Scotsman
Subject of Braveheart
Commander of war
Captured after seven
Freedom for Scotland
A Scottish icon
Unknown early life
Fought for freedom
Against the English

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Emiliano Zapata

By Alex Dolan CET N.S.

A Mexican revolutionary
A fab moustache
A good fighter
A good horseman
A strong man
Born in 1879
On 8th August
Assasinated in 1919
On April 10th.

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